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Visually impaired Savita proud to have graduated - 23 Sep 2019 01:02:27 pm
Among the hundreds of graduating student at the recent University of the South Pacific (USP) Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE), a 29-year-old Savita Shiwangi Devi who has been visually impaired from birth was finally achieving one of her dreams. She graduated with a Diploma of Office Management from Pacific TAFE at the FMF Gymnasium on 19 September, 2019. She revealed that all her hopes of furthering her education would have ended if USP Pacific TAFE did not have a centre in Labasa. “I come from a farming backgro... More »


Proud graduates from Pacific TAFE - 23 Sep 2019 12:48:23 pm
“Life is full of challenges and you need to have the right mindset to deal with them,” said an elated Debra Tiko after graduating with a Certificate III in Early Childhood and Education (ECE) from The University of the South Pacific (USP), Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) graduation ceremony held at the FMF Gymnasium on 19 September, 2019. Ms. Debra who is currently pursuing Certificate IV in ECE at the USP Pacific TAFE Lautoka Centre said she faced numerous challenges along the way. “I have four children and as a mother, my primary respon... More »


Veisinia Lupe Takanga-He-Lotu Ofa looks forward to working life - 23 Sep 2019 12:38:55 pm
Veisinia Lupe Takanga-He-Lotu Ofa, a graduate in Bachelor of Science looks forward to finding a job and helping her family financially. She was among the 202 graduands from the Faculty of Science, Technology & Environment (FSTE) at the FMF Gymnasium on 19 September. Ms. Ofa was proud of the fact that there were 65% of women to graduate at USP’s September ceremony. She said, she is blessed to be graduating and her three years of hard work, sleepless nights and sacrifices were worthwhile because she is finally eligible to apply for... More »


USP graduates final cohort for 2019 - 20 Sep 2019 03:40:57 pm
Five hundred and ninety-five (595) students graduated from The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Faculty of Business & Economics (FBE) at the FMF Gymnasium on 20 September 2019. This was the last cohort to graduate this year for the September graduation. On 19 September, 258 students graduated from the Faculty of Arts, Law & Education (FALE); 202 from the Faculty of Science, Technology & Environment (FSTE) and 680 from the Pacific Technical & Further Education, a total of 1735 graduands, one of the highest recorded by USP. The Chancellor, Her Excellen... More »


Lose It! Challenge Winner - 20 Sep 2019 03:31:57 pm
On 20 May, as part of USP Health Week, USP Campus Life launched, a 12 Week Weight Loss Challenge: “Lose It!” to promote better health among our staff and students. While the immediate goal of the challenge was to promote healthy living and to help the USP Community discover and maintain a healthy balance between work, study and wellness; the overall objective was to provide a supportive environment and effective enjoyment of fitness where staff and students could work on their weight loss goals together, and encourage each other to adopt healthier sustainable lifestyles. ... More »


Mother is the pillar of strength for Elizabeth Vakaola Ravonu’s success - 20 Sep 2019 03:25:04 pm
Elizabeth Vakaola Ravonu says her mother is the backbone of her success and life story after attaining her Bachelor of Geospatial Science at The University of the South Pacific graduation.   She was one of the 202 graduands from the Faculty of Science, Technology & Environment (FSTE) and one of the 65% of women to graduate at USP’s September ceremony.   Elizabeth described her four-year journey as a Roller Coaster. Graduation to her was fulfilling her parents dre... More »


A Graduate from Tonga is an inspiration to all women - 20 Sep 2019 12:37:45 pm
Graduation is always a memorable and exciting moment for graduates and it is no different for mother of three, Malia Maketalena T N Sio, a graduate from Tonga who serves as an inspiration for other women. Malia is one of 65% of women graduating from the University of the South Pacific in its September graduation ceremony. She has sucessfully attained her Post Post Graduate Diploma in Education despite being pregnant with her third child while studying. Malia is among the 460 students who graduated o... More »


USP graduates record number of students - 19 Sep 2019 04:16:39 pm
A total of 1140 students from The University of the South Pacific (USP) graduated in a ceremony at the FMF Gymnasium in Laucala Bay, Suva on 19 September 2019. These included 258 students from the Faculty of Arts, Law & Education (FALE); 202 from the Faculty of Science, Technology & Environment (FSTE) and 680 from the Pacific Technical & Further Education. The remaining 595 students will graduate from the Faculty of Business & Economics (FBE) in another ceremony on 20 September, bringing the total number of graduates to 1735 in this year’s second graduation ceremony. ... More »


USP installs 26th Chancellor - 19 Sep 2019 03:59:21 pm
Her Excellency Hilda C. Heine, the President of the Republic of Marshall Islands was installed as the 26th Chancellor of The University of the South Pacific (USP) at the second graduation ceremony of the year on 19 September 2019 at the FMF Gymnasium. The installation was done by Mr Winston Thompson, Pro-Chancellor and Chair of USP Council. In his remarks, Mr Thompson said this graduation ceremony was a special one because of the installation of the University’s 26th Chancellor, H.E Hilda C. Heine, the President of the Republic of Marshall Islands. ... More »


USP's 26th Chancellors official visit to Laucala Campus - 18 Sep 2019 09:35:04 am
The 26th Chancellor of The University of the South Pacific (USP) is the President of Marshall Islands Her Excellency Hilda C. Heine who has been appointed to serve in the role from 1 July 2019 for a term of one year.   H.E Heine will be formally installed during USP’s Laucala graduation ceremony on 19 September, 2019. H.E Heine will be the first female Chancellor for the University. The Chancellor is the titular head of USP, who confers the qualifications of the University.   ... More »


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